Through the decision dated 23.06.2020 and numbered 2020/482 ("Decision"), the Personal Data Protection Board has decided to re-extend the registration periods of the Data Controllers Registry ("VERBIS") due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Pursuant to the Decision, the periods to enroll in the VERBIS;
- For the data controllers who employ more than 50 employees in a year or whose total annual financial statement is more than 25 million Turkish Liras have been extended from 30.06.2020 to 30.09.2020,
- For the data controllers resident abroad have been extended from 30.06.2020 to 30.09.2020,
- For the data controllers who process special categories of personal data as their main activity even if they employ less than 50 employees in a year, and their total annual financial statement is less than 25 million Turkish Liras have been extended from 30.09.2020 to 31.03.2021 and
- For the data controllers who are state institutions and organizations have been extended from 31.12.2020 to 31.03.2021.
Please find the announcement of the Decision here.
Originally published 09 July, 2020
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